Having your Gmail configure on Outlook will help you have easy access to all your Gmail messages within the Outlook account. This way you won’t have to sign in to your Gmail account each time to check your messages. To know how to configure your Gmail account to Outlook 2007, follow the step-by-step instructions provided below.
Steps to Configure Gmail in Outlook 2007
1.) Start by signing in to your Gmail account.
2.) Once you are into your Gmail account, click on the Gear icon on the upper-right corner and select the Settings option from the menu.
3.) On the Settings page, click on the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab and select the “Enable IMAP” option. After that, click on the Save Changes button.
4.) Now, go to your email client i.e. Outlook 2007, and click on the Tools > Account Settings > New.
5.) Select the checkbox next to the option – Manually configure server settings or additional server types and click on the Next button.
6.) Next, choose the Internet E-Mail option – Connect to POP or IMAP server to send and receive e-mail messages and click on the Next button.
7.) On the next screen, you will need to enter the information as provided below.
• Account Type: IMAP
• Incoming mail server: imap.gmail.com
• Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.gmail.com
NOTE: If you are using Google Apps account, you will need to enter the complete email address in your Name and User Name fields under Logon information.
8.) Then, click on the More Settings button and select the Outgoing server tab. Then select the checkbox next to the following options:
• My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication
• Use same settings as my incoming mail server
9.) After that, go to the Advanced tab and enter the information in the appropriate fields as mentioned below. When done, click on the Ok button.
• Incoming server (IMAP): 993 or 143
• Incoming server encrypted connection: SSL
• Outgoing server (SMTP): 25 or 465
• Outgoing server encrypted connection: TLS
10.) Then, you will need to click on the Next button. This will open a Test Account Settings window on your screen. When the test will get completed successfully, you will see a Completed Status next to following options on your screen:
• Log onto incoming mail server (IMAP)
• Send test e-mail message
Finally, you will need to click on the Next button and then on the Finish button to complete the configuration process of your Gmail on Outlook 2007.
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